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Workers' Compensation News


CWCI: Prompt Reporting Emerges as Area of Concern as COVID-19 Claim Count Drops 07/16/2021
By: Mark Powell (Reporter)
State: CA | Segment: Top | 0 | Popular with Legal
COVID-19 workers’ comp claims in California fell to a 16-month low in June, but the system has struggled with delayed reporting of COVID-related claims since the end of 2020, according to a new bulletin from the California Workers’ Compensation Institute. ...Read More

DWC Accepting Applications for October QME Exam 07/16/2021
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 0 | Popular with Legal
The California Division of Workers’ Compensation announced that it is accepting applications for a qualified medical evaluator examination that will be held from Oct. 16-23. ...Read More

WCD Issues Notice on New Coverage Requirement for Translators, Interpreters 07/16/2021
State: OR | Segment: WEST | 0 | Popular with Insurance
Oregon’s Workers’ Compensation Division issued an industry notice regarding statutory changes that will make some interpreters and translators eligible...Read More
NCCI Will Treat COVID-19 as Catastrophic Comp Event 07/16/2021
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 0 | Popular with Legal
The COVID-19 pandemic will be treated as a catastrophic event in workers' compensation loss cost and rate filings, according to the National Council on Compensation Insurance. ...Read More

Confusion Over Place of Accident Excuses Attorneys' Delay in Filing Notice of Claim 07/16/2021
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 0 | Popular with Insurance
A New York appellate court ruled that the attorneys for an injured worker who belatedly filed a notice of claim due to a misunderstanding about where the accident had occurred were entitled to have the notice deemed timely. ...Read More

Worker Who Lost Comp Claim Fails to State Viable Malpractice Suit Against Attorney 07/16/2021
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 0 | Popular with Legal
A New York appellate court threw out a worker’s malpractice suit against his former attorney, finding the lawyer's alleged failure to conduct adequate discovery had not been responsible for the denial of a worker’s comp claim. ...Read More

Court Tosses Costs Award to Business Groups for Challenge to COVID Emergency Rule 07/16/2021
State: IL | Segment: NORTH | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Illinois Appellate Court overturned an award of costs and fees to business groups for their efforts to prohibit the Workers’ Compensation Commission from enforcing benefits to first responders and frontline workers susceptible to COVID-19. ...Read More

Court Reinstates Benefits for Worker Who Moved, Took Lower-Paying Job 07/16/2021
State: DC | Segment: SOUTH | 0 | Popular with Insurance
The District of Columbia Court of Appeals ruled that the Compensation Review Board erred in overturning an award of benefits to a worker who had relocated after her injury and declined new employment near her former residence. ...Read More

Judge Tosses 2nd Lawsuit Against Insurance Commissioner Over Conservation Order 07/15/2021
By: Mark Powell (Reporter)
State: CA | Segment: Top | 0 | Popular with Legal
A federal judge for the second time this year has dismissed a lawsuit against Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara over his department’s rehabilitation and conservation plan for a California workers’ comp carrier trying to leave the state. ...Read More

Alleged Construction Site Supervisor Not Liable for Hearing Loss Claim 07/15/2021
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 0 | Popular with Legal
A New York appellate court upheld the dismissal of a worker’s claim for hearing loss against an alleged supervisor for a construction project. ...Read More
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